Diversity is about more than race.

Generally, when people think of diversity, they think of it in the form of race. Yes, race is a main component of diversity, but focusing solely on race leaves out several other key differences. As a recent graduate and African American women currently job hunting, I understand that while interviewing with potential future employers they may meet me and think “Hiring her would fill our diversity quota.” While this is true, I am more than just an African American woman. I am organized, task-oriented and have a special place in my brain for random trivia knowledge (if only I …